Holiday spice truffles

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Made with a mix of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, these dark chocolate truffles are perfect for the enjoying over the holidays!

Recipe makes around 32 truffles.

Time commitment
 
Prep – 25 minutes + resting time

Bake time – 45 minutes 

Ingredients
 
1 ½ cups pumpkin puree (canned works best)

½ cup coconut oil, melted

2 eggs

½ cup coconut flour, sifted

¾ cup raw honey

1 Tbsp. cinnamon

2 tsp. ground ginger

½ tsp. nutmeg

½ - 1 cup dark chocolate chips (or some dark chocolate chopped into small chunks)

Coating

1 cup dark chocolate chips or 200g or so dark chocolate

1 Tbsp. coconut oil

Kitchen Utensils

Measuring cups and spoons

Spoon and bowl

Double boiler (or microwave)

Parchment paper

Baking tray

8×8 baking pan

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
     
  2. Grease an 8×8 baking pan with some extra coconut oil.
     
  3. Mix all the ingredients except for the coconut sugar together in a large bowl until well combined.
     
  4. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
     
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
     
  6. Let cool completely.
     
  7. Using a teaspoon, portion out truffles and roll into balls.
     
  8. Place on a parchment lined baking tray and refrigerate until firm and cold.
     
  9. Melt ingredients for coating together in a bowl (using the microwave or a double boiler).
     
  10. Using 2 forks coat each ball in the melted chocolate and replace on parchment to set.
     
  11. Refrigerate until totally set.
     
  12. Store in refrigerator.

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